Since I wrote the above, I’ve converted most of my sites to the best Content Management system I’ve discovered – Postnuke (see http://postnuke.com), and have got the online Falmouth LETS directory running via a 3rd party Address book module for Postnuke (see http://smiatek.com).
Using a CMS has saved me a lot of time reinventing the wheel.
Rob Follett – (SysOp)
The LETS Forum BBS, Falmouth, Cornwall
I was introduced to PHP and Postnuke by Rob and have recently completed work on my first website using this language/CMS. Postnuke is an excellent option if you seek very professional looking results with minimal hassle. PHP is a good scripting language to play with – I would say that Perl looks even better; alas, installation of Perl scripts aren`t quite so straightforward and require a bit of patience before you start seeing results.
PHP is certainly exciting if nothing else; I am currently looking into setting up an online store with shopping carts, credit card and PayPal processing etc – and yes, all using PHP…